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Crime Theories and the 1999 Columbine School Shooting In April 1999 after a school shooting in Columbine High School in Colorado, criminalanalysts and theorists began their research and investigations to try to determine the why behindthe shooters. Could it be that Harris and Klebold, the two Columbine shooters based theirdecision to commit a crime with a rational and coherent mindset? Or, could it that their decisionof committing a crime which lead to the school shooting was a result of their combination ofbiological and psychological traits? As science keeps on moving forward and enlighteningsociety, the Columbine High School Shooting may have actually been a combination of physicaland mental traits and the social environment that Harris and Klebold were part of, also known asthe Biosocial Theory. The tragedy at Columbine High School can relate to the choice theory because Harris andKlebold’s attack back in 1999 was somewhat shaped by thought process, human emotions andinfluenced by social relationships (Siegel, 2018). Prior to thorough investigations by mental